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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 1, 2017: Craig hockey stays hearty in weekend games

Craig Youth Hockey Association teams played tough in games during the weekend.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Jan. 30, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County C-Team basketball busts up Meeker, Coal Ridge in home tourney

The younger athletes of Moffat County High School hoops had their due Saturday as C-Team basketball hosted its own tournament. Bulldog squads were the big winners of the day as both boys and girls groups went 2-0 against opponents, with Meeker and Coal Ridge coming to town.

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Home sweet home: Moffat County hoops back on own court against Roaring Fork

The Friday return of varsity basketball to the Moffat County High School gym brought with it bunches of blue and white as well as plentiful pink. The cancer awareness games for MCHS hoops marked the end of a three-week hiatus from home for the Bulldogs as teams hosted the Roaring Fork Rams of Carbondale.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 28, 2017: Moffat County High School alum Kayla Pinnt achieves statewide honor

The organization Sportswomen of Colorado announced this week that Kayla Pinnt will be honored as All-Around Athlete, small school category in recognition of her senior year at Moffat County High School. Pinnt graduated MCHS in 2016, standing out as a state leader in steals in basketball as well as amassing 10 total state track and field titles, seven individual events and three relays, breaking numerous school records as well as a 3A state track meet record. She currently competes for Colorado State University track and will attend the 43rd annual awards celebration March 12 at Glendale’s Infinity Park Events Center.

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Craig CNCC soccer starts signing process for 2017 season, promotes new coach

Kaylynn Haefs signs for women; Joe Eades to replace Lance Noble as Spartan men’s head coach

As Colorado Northwestern Community College soccer goes into its sophomore season on the Craig campus, personnel are retooling a great deal of the program, but building on what’s already been established is a lot easier than starting from scratch. Moffat County High School senior Kaylynn Haefs signed her letter of intent Thursday to play for the women’s team CNCC this fall, one of multiple changes for the Spartans within the past month.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 27, 2017: Moffat County hoops to host cancer fundraiser

Moffat County High School basketball teams will host a cancer fundraiser as part of their Friday games against Roaring Fork. Games take place at 900 Finley Lane and start at 3 p.m. with girls junior varsity, and organizers will be accepting donations for cancer research throughout the evening. The Chuck-a-Duck event — which involves tossing rubber ducks available for purchase into a dog collar at center during halftime of the boys varsity game for prizes — will give all proceeds for the night to the effort as well. Spectators are encouraged to wear pink as part of the games, and cancer survivors are welcome to attend and receive recognition.

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Weekend Roundup: Bulldog basketball, delightful dancing and more fun fundraisers

An abundance of activities takes place across Northwest Colorado this weekend, and many share a common theme as something enjoyable for those who attend but more importantly enriching for community members in need.

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Moffat County wrestlers conquer Cowboys

Dual meet with Meeker sees Bulldogs win, 39-32

A Tuesday night win galvanized the Moffat County High School wrestling team, not just as another link in a chain of successes this season but also a victory they’ve been looking to achieve against a respected rival. The Bulldogs bested Meeker, 39-32, in a dual meet on the road where MCHS athletes took it to the Cowboys, the second-ranked team in Colorado’s 2A division, according to On the Mat.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Jan. 23, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County swimmers earn sixth, another state time in Aspen

Moffat County High School girls swimming is coming ever closer to state-qualifying times as the season continues, complete with a first-place individual finish in their most recent meet.

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Rifle shoots down Moffat County basketball; Bulldogs split with Aspen

Girls bounce back from rough Friday to win Saturday; boys fall to Skiers in overtime

A fierce set of Friday night games started the weekend off on the wrong foot for Moffat County High School basketball teams, though they rebounded for the most part the following day.

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Moffat County wrestlers close home schedule with win over Soroco

Bulldogs, Rams well-matched in Friday night dual; Soroco to compete at Paonia

The Dog Pound of Moffat County High School has seen its last wrestling mat rolled out for competition this season, but the last home event of the year was a memorable one, albeit quick. MCHS wrestlers hosted Soroco Friday for the Bulldogs’ final dual in front of a home crowd, Moffat County taking the win, 53-15.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 20, 2017: Try your luck at Saturday’s snowmobile Poker Run

Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club’s annual Poker Run fundraiser takes place this Saturday, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Freeman Reservoir Trailhead parking lot, about 10.5 miles north of Craig on Colorado Highway 13.

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Weekend Roundup: Cool times in Northwest Colorado

Another weekend in Northwest Colorado, another round of chilly weather. But, the cold is no excuse to not find something to do in the area.